Please consult your physician before taking any medication. Brand name: Ceclor (Spanish name, Bixelor, Cefaclor, generic Ceflacid) Generic name: Cefaclor Why is Ceclor prescribed? Ceclor, a cephalosporin antibiotic, is used in the treatment of ear, nose, throat, respiratory tract, urinary tract, and skin infections caused by specific bacteria, including staph, strep, and E. coli. Uses include treatment of sore or strep throat, pneumonia, and tonsillitis. Ceclor CD, an extended release form of the drug, is also used for flare-ups of chronic bronchitis. Ceclor may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.